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Donald Trump blasted President Obama on Twitter and Facebook, saying he has "no clue" how to deal with a country that is a "divided crime scene."
July 17, 2016
Flooding has destroyed hundreds of bridges in West Virginia. Most of them are small and serve only a few houses. Mennonites have come to the state to rebuild using a flood-resistant style of bridge.
July 17, 2016
Three police officers were shot and killed and three more were wounded at a gas station in Baton Rouge, La. Member station WWNO reporter Jesse Hardman discusses the latest with NPR's Michel Martin.
July 17, 2016
Recent terror attacks, shootings involving police and the political fracture within the Republican Party are all creating anxiety ahead of the GOP convention in Cleveland, which starts Monday.
July 17, 2016
A wide crackdown is underway in Turkey following a failed coup against elected President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. NPR's Leila Fadel gives the latest.
July 17, 2016
An international tribunal rejected China's claims to almost all the South China Sea. China dismissed the ruling. The next flashpoint between the Philippines, China and the U.S.: the Scarborough Shoal.
July 17, 2016
Brexit Secretary David Davis said this could be part of negotiations for the U.K.'s exit from the bloc. Also on the table: the fate of British citizens living in EU countries.
July 17, 2016
At least three officers were shot and three injured in Baton Rouge, La. Sunday. NPR's Lynn Neary talks to Steve Hardy of The Advocate newspaper about the latest.
July 17, 2016
Three law enforcement officers are dead and at least three more are wounded in Baton Rouge, La. this morning. NPR's Lynn Neary talks to Jesse Hardman of member station WWNO about the latest.
July 17, 2016
If you've got kids, the summertime costs families who have to look for creative ways to afford it — and not just financially. Research shows lower-income kids typically fall behind over the summer.
July 17, 2016
It was not immediately clear how many officers were involved or what their condition is. The sheriff's office says the scene is still active.
July 17, 2016
Brian Williams, a trauma surgeon who treated some of the Dallas police officers who were ambushed during a recent protest, acknowledged sadness over the attack and his own fear of the police.
July 17, 2016
Authorities are piecing together details on the suspect who killed more than 84 people with a 20-ton truck. At the same time, questions persist about security.
July 17, 2016
Turkey is rounding up suspected coup plotters, with more than 6,000 detained. NPR's Lynn Neary speaks to Bulent Aliriza of the Turkey Project at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
July 17, 2016
Free-thinking bloggers in some Muslim countries face criminal prosecution and even death for expressing their ideas. There are Islamic scholars who say this is a distortion of what Islam teaches.
July 17, 2016
The port city is hosting the International AIDS conference for a second time. NPR's Jason Beaubien tells NPR's Lynn Neary that much progress has been made in combating AIDS, but more needs to be done.
July 17, 2016
Need a playlist boost for that summer road trip, or some hours lounging at the beach? Jasmine Garsd and Felix Contreras of NPR's Alt-Latino share some new tunes with NPR's Lynn Neary.
July 17, 2016
Following an attempted coup, Turkey says that the country is firmly back in the hands of the government. NPR's Lynn Neary speaks with correspondent Leila Fadel, who is Istanbul.
July 17, 2016
The party in Cleveland is about to get started — the Republican party that is. NPR's Lynn Neary talks with NPR's Rachel Martin about the preparations for the GOP convention, which begins Monday.
July 17, 2016
When so many Americans dislike their Democratic and Republican candidates for president, what about a third-party candidate? NPR's Danielle Kurtzleben discusses those chances with NPR's Lynn Neary.
July 17, 2016

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